Cross to the Heroic Valour in Combat

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Argentine Nation to the Heroic Valour in Combat
Argentine Nation to the Heroic Valour in Combat Ribbon

Argentine Nation to the Heroic Valour in Combat Ribbon
Awarded by Argentina
Type Cross
Eligibility Members of the Argentine Armed Forces
Awarded for "acts of heroic valor in action in hazardous circumstances"
Status Currently awarded
Statistics
Last awarded 1982
Total awarded 18
Precedence
Next (lower) Argentine Nation to the Valour in Combat Medal

Argentine Nation to the Heroic Valour in Combat Cross (Spanish: Cruz "La Nación Argentina Al Heroico Valor En Combate") is the highest national military decoration in Argentina.

The decoration consists of a silver cross pattée bearing the Coat of arms of Argentina in gold, suspended from a chest ribbon of equal light blue-white-light blue stripes.

Recipients of the decoration for service during the 1982 Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas) are listed below.

Posthumous[edit]

Argentine Army[edit]

Argentine Navy[edit]

Argentine Air Force[2][edit]

  • Captain Omar Jesús Castillo - Pilot Grupo 4
  • Captain José Daniel Luis Vazquez - Pilot Grupo 4

During lifetime[edit]

Argentine Army[edit]

Argentine Navy[edit]

Argentine Air Force[2][edit]

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